Girard papers 1780-1870 (bulk 1793-1870)
Reichert, John P.
0.25 linear feet
This collection holds 18 business letters written by Philadelphia merchant Stephen Girard, as well as approximately 25 legal and financial documents concerning his professional affairs in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Also included are 17 partially printed bank checks drawn on Girard and approximately 170 bills and receipts related to the expenses of Girard College, a school founded by a bequest in Stephen Girard's will.
The material is in English and French
William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
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The University of Michigan
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